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Give blood with Rocky 98.5 this summer at one of two locations in York or Hanover, Pennsylvania.
Give blood before May 14 and you'll be eligible to win.
The first blood drive with the Baltimore Orioles and the University of Maryland Medical Centers will be held Saturday, May 27, at the Sheraton Inner Harbor.


April 20, 2017
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation during Trauma Awareness Month   (April 20, 2017) —  During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious...
April 6, 2017
The Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region honors Volunteer of the Month Deborah Hines BALTIMORE, Md. (April 4, 2017) – April is National Volunteer Month. The Red Cross celebrates by honoring its volunteers, one of which is Deborah Hines; who is the Greater Chesapeake and...
April 3, 2017
Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients.   Donated blood is perishable and must constantly be replenished to keep up with hospital patient need. Red blood cells are...
March 30, 2017
The Fox43 blood drive collected 89 units of blood to save local lives YORK, Pa. (March 30, 2017) – The Red Cross partnered with Fox43 to host a very successful blood drive on March 23, 2017, at the York Jewish Community Center.
March 23, 2017
Blood donations essential to patient care  BALTIMORE, Md. (March 23, 2017) — The American Red Cross is issuing a call for platelet and type O negative and AB blood donors to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross...